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SparkFund ignites the imagination with KE Awards nomination

The hugely successful SparkFund project, led and managed by the University of Hull, has been shortlisted for the highly coveted KE Awards, an initiative organised by PraxisAuril, the UK’s world-leading...

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New Consultancy Opportunity

The SparkFund programme are looking to appoint a small team of specialist consultants to work directly with businesses engaging with the Grants for R&D Low Carbon strand of the SparkFund project 

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SparkFund is three

The SparkFund programme celebrated it's third birthday on Monday (18th May 2020). We have created a short video to show what we have achieved over the past 36 months. 

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Government Schemes to assist businesses

Links to relevant government schemes to support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Can your business support the Government response to COVID-19?

The government have launched a new web form for businesses to complete if they are able to help to any responses to COVID-19

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Key Worker test site opens at Humber Bridge

A national regional testing at Humber Bridge car park (north) has now been established for key workers. The testing has been expanded for all key workers.

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Grants to assist businesses

Links to potential funding calls and grant schemes to support businesses

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SparkFund Independent Awards Panel - could you help us to shape the innovation landscape?

Launched in May 2017 SparkFund is designed to help SMEs to identify, nurture and embed innovation and grow their business through tailored support unique to them.

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The provision of wrap around consultancy support to SMEs

The Sparkfund Programme & Flood Resilience Innovation Centre (FLIC) are looking to appoint a team of consultants to provide services across two externally funded projects. 

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